Dr. Johnson is associate dean for clinical education and a clinical associate professor in the School of Naturopathic Medicine.
- Doctor of naturopathic medicine from National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, in 2002
- BA in health sciences from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, in 1996
- Member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Since receiving her naturopathic degree in 2002, Dr. Johnson has been involved in direct patient care both in private practice and in teaching clinics. She offers care in general medicine with a specialty in comprehensive women’s healthcare. Offering care for women of all ages, she provides nutritional advice including weight management, treatment for hormonal and thyroid imbalances, and preconception care and management of pregnancy complaints.
Dr. Johnson was previously the associate dean for clinical affairs and an assistant clinical professor at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She has supervised in a naturopathic teaching clinic for the past eight years.
Dr. Johnson enjoys giving talks to educate patients, healthcare providers and the general public about naturopathic medicine. She has covered a wide range of topics, from bone health at osteoporosis support groups in Maine to women’s hormone balance at the Integrated Healthcare Symposium in New York. She has also taught the classroom courses Mind-Body Medicine and Physician Health Thyself.
Dr. Johnson's clinical interests include women’s health, naturopathic gynecology, preconception care and counseling, hormone balance and thyroid health.
At Bastyr Center for Natural Health she supervises the following modalities: nutrition, botanical medicine, lifestyle counseling and stress management.
Dr. Johnson spends time educating her patients about their bodies, the reasons for illness and ways to improve their health. She encourages her patients to be actively involved in their own healthcare. Her greatest hope is that patients will feel empowered to make positive changes.